Womb cancer surgery

Surgery explained

  • General information

    What is surgery and what is it used for?

    Surgery is cutting away body tissue. It is used to treat lots of types of cancer.

  • Womb (endometrial) cancer

    Surgery for womb cancer

    Surgery is the main treatment for womb cancer. There are different types of surgery that may be used.

  • Womb (endometrial) cancer

    What happens before surgery?

    You will have some tests and a chance to talk about any concerns you have before your surgery.

  • General information

    Who might I meet?

    A team of specialists will plan your surgery. This will include a surgeon who specialises in your type of cancer.

  • Womb (endometrial) cancer

    What happens after surgery?

    You are monitored very closely after your operation. Your nurse will give you more advice before you go home.

  • General information

    Follow-up care after surgery

    You will have follow-up appointments after your surgery to check on your recovery and any new symptoms.